Nissan is one of the top international automakers worldwide. Nissan cars are known for being high-performing, reliable cars that are both practical and fun to drive. 

Nissan is also not afraid to change with the times. Since their initial founding way back in the 1930s, this international automaker has made a name for itself with its groundbreaking innovations in vehicle design and performance. 

If you’re in the market for a new Nissan car, keep reading below to learn more about 3 of the top-rated Nissan cars of 2020 and discover the details of what makes these cars such stand-outs in Nissan’s vehicle lineup for the 2020 model year.

2020 Nissan LEAF

The LEAF might just be Nissan’s biggest and best innovation yet. The Nissan LEAF is the world’s first-ever—and now the world’s number-one top-rated—all-electric vehicle that has been globally mass-produced and distributed to drivers all around the world. 

The 2020 Nissan LEAF is a cutting-edge all-electric compact car that is well-known as the best all-electric car on the market. Its standard model has an impressive mile range of up to 149 miles on a single charge of the 40-kWh battery pack that powers this compact car. Its calculated MPGe is an incredible 99 on the highway and 124 on city streets. This ultra-efficient and environmentally-friendly compact car packs power, too, though. Its 110-kW electric motor provides up to 147 horsepower. 

If you want more efficiency and more power, check out the 2020 Nissan LEAF Plus model. The LEAF Plus is equipped with a 62-kWh battery pack and can drive up to 226 miles on a single battery charge. Its ultra-powerful electric motor is a 160-kW motor that delivers 214 horsepower to offer more power and a smoother, speedier ride.

2020 Nissan Maxima

The 2020 Nissan Maxima is a solid classic in Nissan’s vehicle lineup. This practical, functional full-size passenger car is designed as a family car that fulfills all of your everyday driving needs—whether you’re chauffeuring your kids to and from practice on a weekday afternoon or piling in the car for a weekend road trip. 

Nissan’s 2020 Maxima is stylish as well as functional with an aesthetically-pleasing, modern interior and exterior that looks and feels higher-end than you might expect from an affordable family-oriented passenger sedan. It is also equipped with an array of amenities for tech, safety, and convenience—including long-awaited Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration as standard features.

2020 Nissan Sentra

Even though consumer demands have shifted toward electric power and crossover SUVs and away from gasoline as fuel and classic passenger sedans, Nissan’s Sentra remains ultra-popular on the mainstream auto market—despite the fact that it is a gas-powered compact car.



A slightly larger and lower redesigned Nissan Sentra hit the market for the 2020 model year. This next-generation 2020 Sentra is equipped with a 2.0-L, 4-cylinder engine that delivers 149 horsepower and offers an efficient combined gas mileage of 33 MPG. 

The 2020 Sentra also comes with the Nissan Safety Shield 360 package, which includes a host of brand-new host of active safety features. These active safety features include but are not limited to an automated emergency brake system with pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring, a lane-departure warning, rear cross-traffic alert, etc. etc. 

If you’re in the market for a new Nissan and are located in Dallas, Texas or its surrounding areas throughout Dallas County, check out Metro Nissan of Dallas. Metro Nissan of Dallas is a top-rated official Nissan dealership in the city of Dallas, Texas. 

It is home to a dealership lot that stocks all of the 2020 Nissan models detailed above as well as a wide variety of other new and pre-owned Nissan models. Stop by Metro Nissan of Dallas today to see these cars in person for yourself—and test drive the model(s) that really catch your eye.